By Teddy Cambosa

New statistics from the Southeast Asian nation of Cambodia shows that 53 new cases are added to the country’s recent ‘February 20 community outbreak’, now with a total of 1,115 cases related to the community outbreak.


According to the Ministry of Health, the outbreak is attributed to four escapes from Sokha Hotel, one of the nation’s designated quarantine hotels. 29 of the new cases are from the capital Phnom Penh, 23 new cases from the Kandal district, and 1 case from Sihanoukville.

Nationwide, the country’s total COVID-19 cases add up to 1,632 cases, comprising 824 Cambodians, 556 Chinese, 45 French, 27 Indonesians, 14 Malaysians, 13 Americans, 83 Vietnamese, 6 British, 5 Indians, 3 Canadians, 2 Hungarians, 2 Pakistanis, 3 Japanese, 2 Nigerians, 1 Belgian, 1 Kazakhstani, 1 Polish, 1 Jordanian, 1 Swiss, 1 Czech, and 2 Koreans, 2 Singaporean, 10 Thais, and 1 Filipino.

Teddy Cambosa is a graduating BS Biology student and a former campus journalist at Batangas State University. He is also currently writing for MARKETECH APAC, a small APAC-focused marketing news site.